Congress, now on its August recess, will return to confront a brutal September workload including two absolute must-do items: funding the government to head off a shutdown, and raising the federal borrowing limit to avert a potentially catastrophic first-ever default on U.S. obligations. "Virtually any substantial goals that the president intends to achieve,...
Boehner predicted that GOP lawmakers might be able to nix certain provisions of Obamacare, but not the entire law, USA Today reports.
A dysfunctional U.S. Congress faces a deadline to avoid another costly government shutdown.
WASHINGTON, March 25- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years. Nevertheless, Ryan's job did not seem to be under immediate threat, at least not in the House of Representatives...
WASHINGTON, March 24- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years. Nevertheless, Ryan's job did not seem to be under immediate threat, at least not in the House of Representatives...
Republicans hope to enact a replacement for Obamacare by Easter, then launch a new budget and new plan for tax reform by August.
Trump's administration has gotten off to a slow start. Just 15 members of his cabinet and team have won Senate confirmation, NBC News reports.
Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.
GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney is a fierce deficit hawk with a record of pushing deep spending cuts across the government to balance the budget.
House Republicans have unanimously re-elected Rep. Paul Ryan to be speaker of the House, NBC News reports.
John Boehner tells CNBC that Donald Trump's recent positive comments about Obamacare are not surprising because the ACA"is not all bad."
CNBC's Scott Wapner recaps his interview with John Boehner, former U.S. House speaker, discussing Donald Trump's presidential agenda.
The former House speaker spoke to CNBC in his first interview since Donald Trump was elected president.
Instead of trying to hang on to his speakership as long as possible, Paul Ryan needs to get out of it as quickly as he can, says political consultant Stephen Myrow. Here's why.
Arnold Palmer was the telegenic golfer who took a staid sport to TV and to the masses, USA Today reports.
What is Paul Ryan doing? He's about to spend his full cache of political power... to get himself ousted as Speaker, says this consultant.
John Boehner represents "everything wrong and corrupt in Washington," Ted Cruz says, striking back at Boehner for calling him "Lucifer in the flesh."
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells CNBC he looks forward to either GOP candidate up against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that he would not be drafted as a presidential candidate.
Former House Speaker John Boehner has said that even though he supports John Kasich for president, if the Republicans get to convention without a first ballot nomination, he would support current House Speaker Paul Ryan for the nomination, reports CNBC's John Harwood.